[COP24] Media Advisory: Sick earth calling for climate action

4th December 2018

04 December 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SICK EARTH CALLING FOR CLIMATE ACTION

ACT Alliance is the world’s largest Protestant and Orthodox network of churches and agencies engaged in humanitarian, sustainable development and advocacy work. Climate change has been a primary advocacy issue for the Alliance since 2010.

What: A person in costume will represent a ‘sick earth’ and will express how their sickness relates to increasing global temperatures. ACT Alliance delegates will demand actions needed to save the sick earth – including messaging on climate finance, the inclusion of gender justice, rights-based adaptation, low carbon development – and action now for climate justice!

Who: ACT Now for Climate Justice Campaign of the ACT Alliance

Where: COP24, in the space just after registration and before entering Area B

When: December 4th at 13:00  

For more information on the ACT Now for Climate Justice Campaign, or to request interviews with the sick earth or a person from the ACT Alliance delegation please contact Joanna Patouris at 665-108-114 or joanna.patouris@actalliance.org.

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